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Sweden Creates Propoganda in Attempt to Curb Piracy

Discussion in 'News' started by zekrahminator, Feb 6, 2008.

  1. zekrahminator

    zekrahminator McLovin

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    Just because children in Sweden under the age of 15 cannot be charged for a crime of digital origin doesn't mean that said child should pirate. And so, to help promote a lack of piracy, Sweden filmed a nifty little spot that will hopefully make children feel like piracy is wrong. Basically, the story starts out with a classroom full of students admitting that they pirate media. Then, a couple girls try to laugh it off, saying things like "everybody does it, it's no big deal" and "people are just putting it on their iPods". Afterwards, a man informs the classroom of the proper laws, and the children all appear apologetic, and seem like they will never pirate again. Whether or not this will have any effect on piracy in Sweden will depend massively on how this clip is accepted in Swedish society, and how many people see it.

    Source: TorrentFreak
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    "cannot be charged for a crime of digital origin"

    hax the banks, and with this law if your caught uh sorry? *rambles incoherently*
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    What a corny video that sounds like.
    For the record, it's the RIAA/MPAA/whatever orginizations behind anti-piracy, not the origional artists. The artists already have everything money can buy, but the RIAA/MPAA like to find people and charge them rediculous sums of money so they can be rich too.
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    ...what? It's the RIAA/MPAA that have more money then anyone could possibly know what to do with. The artists only make pennies per disc sold... they make most of their money doing concerts.

    The video does sound pretty dumb though.
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    "Propoganda" ?
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    lol lame vid, I wonder how many people are gonna follow this....
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    Sweden is famous for propoganda schemes against anything they dislike, or to help those who are in favor with goverment officials. Same thing in France.


    And not that the US is any better, just different ways of doing it.
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